"If it had been up to Stalin, all that land would have been equally divided."
"Sorry, Alexei, we can't finish that discussion now. I have to write this blogpost."
"Would you like a gin to help you along?"
"Yes, thanks, Alexei. With just a little tonic."
The last bit was just wishful thinking in my head.
"Alexei! Do you want to read what I've written? I've managed to get Stalin into it." I'm hoping he'll offer me a gin.
"Do you know what I can offer you dad? More details about Stalin's agrarian policies."
"Sorry, Lexie, no room for anything as contentious as that."
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